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2 Barns and Linking Lower Building, 70 Metres to South East of Graveley Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Graveley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9374 / 51°56'14"N

Longitude: -0.2056 / 0°12'19"W

OS Eastings: 523456

OS Northings: 228064

OS Grid: TL234280

Mapcode National: GBR J7H.GVY

Mapcode Global: VHGNT.DK5N

Plus Code: 9C3XWQPV+XQ

Entry Name: 2 Barns and Linking Lower Building, 70 Metres to South East of Graveley Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 February 1974

Last Amended: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162619

Location: Graveley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Graveley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Graveley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 2327 (North side)

12/6 2 Barns and linking lower building,
11.2.74 70M to SE of Graveley Hall Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Two Barns to
south of Graveley Hall Farmhouse)


2 barns and linking lower building. Eastern barn C16, W barn
stylistically C17 but dated 1717, C19 linking building. Timber frame on
tarred brick sill, dark weatherboarded with steep pitched roofs, now
slated but W barn corrugated aluminium. A tall 3-bays barn on the left
of the gateway to the yard in front of the house, a tall 5-bays barn a
little to the NW, and a low open-fronted building linking the two. All
face N. The C16 barn has central double doors, a high single door at
rear of middle bay, low external lean-to at W end, jowled posts,
mid-height rail, clasped-purlin roof with 2 purlins in each slope, the
upper clasped by collars, the lower on inclined straight queen-posts
with enlarged heads. Long straight tension braces in walls and
edge-halved scarf joints with bridled butts, in wallplates. Larger barn
has inscription on post facing central threshing bay 'JOHN/CHAKLY/MAY.I/
1717' and 'JC 1717' carved on the tie-beam. Small rear outshut to
central bay. Jowled posts, mid-height rails, straight tension braces
above the rail, long straight braces to tie-beams, clasped-purlin roof,
upper purlin clasped by collars, lower clasped by inclined heavy
straight queen-posts. Called the 'Pig Barn'. Face-halved bladed scarf

Listing NGR: TL2345628064

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